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2012 Oscars Challenge: 84th Academy Awards Predictions

My official Oscar predictions: Best Picture: The Artist Best Actor in a Leading Role: George Clooney, “The Descendants” Best Actress in a Leading Role: Viola Davis, “The Help” Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoper Plummer, “Beginners” Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer, “The Help” Best Directing: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” Best Animated Feature: “Rango” Best Animated Short: “La Luna” Best Art … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: 84th Academy Awards Predictions

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [35] The Descendants & 5 Nominations

[11 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[9 DAYS TO OSCARS] As much as I loved this film, I just do not see it beating out “The Artist”. Though it is positioned just right to win the Best Picture category, with all the major awards at its fingertips (Best Directing, Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Best Adapted Screenplay) if any film were to upset … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [35] The Descendants & 5 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nominations

Best Picture “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers “The Tree of … Read More Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

In less than two weeks, the Academy Award nominations will be announced, therefore, now is about the time predictions start to surface. Though I have yet to see a lot of the films that are most likely to be nominated, given word-of-mouth, the awards they have already received, and personal preference, I have compiled my predictions. Below the line are my wishful thinking and/or … Read More Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

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Oscars Watch: 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film of 2011: THE DESCENDANTS Top 10 Films of the Year: 01.THE DESCENDANTS 02.THE ARTIST 03.EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE 04.MIDNIGHT IN PARIS 05.THE TREE OF LIFE 06.HUGO 07.50/50 08.DRIVE 09.SHAME 10.MONEYBALL Best Actor: George Clooney – THE DESCENDANTS Runners-up: Jean Dujardin for THE ARTIST (2) Michael Fassbender for SHAME (3) Brad Pitt for MONEYBALL (4) Michael Shannon for TAKE SHELTER (5) Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2011 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture •    The Descendants, Fox Searchlight Best Director •    Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive Best Actor •    Michael Fassbender, Shame Best Actress •    Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin Supporting Actor •    Albert Brooks, Drive Supporting Actress •    Shailene Woodley, The Descendants Best Screenplay •    Alexander Payne, Nat Foxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants Best Cinematography •    Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2011 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

BEST PICTURE Winner: “The Descendants.” Runner-Up: “The Tree of Life.” BEST DIRECTOR, Winner: Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life.” Runner-Up: Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.” BEST ACTOR, Winner: Michael Fassbender, “A Dangerous Method,” “Jane Eyre,” “Shame,” “X-Men: First Class.” Runner-Up: Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter.” BEST ACTRESS, Winner: Yun Jung-hee, “Poetry.” Runner-Up: Kirsten Dunst, “Melancholia.” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, Winner: Jessica Chastain, “Coriolanus,” “The Debt,” “The Help,” “Take … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Online Awards

BEST PICTURE THE ARTIST BEST DIRECTOR MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS for The Artist BEST ACTOR MICHAEL SHANNON for Take Shelter MICHAEL FASSBENDER for Shame GARY OLDMAN for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy BEST ACTRESS MERYL STREEP for “The Iron Lady” BEST ENSEMBLE CAST BRIDESMAIDS BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR ALBERT BROOKS for Drive BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS MELISSA MCCARTHY – Bridesmaids BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER JESSICA CHASTAIN – The Tree of Life, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Online Awards

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Oscars Watch: 16th Annual Golden Satellite Awards

BEST PICTURE The Descendants BEST DIRECTOR Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive BEST ACTOR Ryan Gosling – Drive BEST ACTRESS Viola Davis – The Help BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Albert Brooks – Drive BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Jessica Chastain – The Tree of Life BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY Alexander Payne, Based On The Novel By Kaui Hart Hemmings, Jim Rash, Nat Faxon – The Descendants BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY … Read More Oscars Watch: 16th Annual Golden Satellite Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2011 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

TOP TEN FILMS The Descendants 
The Artist Hugo Moneyball The Tree of Life 
Drive 
Midnight in Paris Win Win War Horse The Help BEST ACTOR Winner – George Clooney (The Descendants) Runner-up – Michael Fassbender (Shame) BEST ACTRESS Winner – Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Runner-up – Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Winner – Christopher Plummer, Beginners 
Runner-up … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “The Descendants”

Every year there are films that simply scream Academy Awards. Though I have yet to see this one, “The Descendants” looks to epitomize what an Oscar nominated film is made of. George Clooney alone is practically locked as a nomination for Best Actor. Also, the screenplay should just about be locked as well, with such an original and passionate story. I would even go … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “The Descendants”